British Film Institute brings two wonderful films to Brum with a twist!

My Beautiful Launderette in a working Washeteria

Saturday 14th November, My Beautiful Launderette, Birmingham. The BFI and Plusnet have come together to rekindle the nation’s passion for film and television’s most enduring love stories, with a nationwide Blockbuster season, LOVE.

This event promises to be a truly immersive experience with Hanif Kureshi’s My Beautiful Launderette screened in a working Washeteria. Let the tumbled heat and heady aroma of clean linen draw you into the love story of Omar, an ambitious British Asian striving to make it big during 1980s Thatcherism and his lover, former “white punk” Jonny (an early award-winning performance by Daniel Day Lewis).(15)

Full Address: Moseley Washeteria, 90 St Mary’s Row, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 9EF

Web Address: http://macbirmingham.co.uk/event/shout-festival-bfi-love-my-beautiful-laundrette/

Cost: £5

A Brief Encounter at Moor Street Station

Friday 4th, Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th December, A Brief Encounter at Moor Street Station, Birmingham.

The BFI and Plusnet have come together to rekindle the nation’s passion for film and television’s most enduring love stories, with a nationwide Blockbuster season, LOVE.

David Lean’s British Classic, Brief Encounter will bring 1940s railway romance to the city with a high-impact pop-up screening in the historic Moor Street train station providing a perfect chance for film fans to meet their stranger in a railway station.

This will be the finale in a series of events screening the rereleased classic film across the UK throughout the season to celebrate the films 60th anniversary.

Full Address: Moor Street Station, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 7UL

Web Address: macbirmingham.co.uk

Cost: £10

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